More than 69 million Americans are under winter weather alerts as a significant storm swipes across the country. The storm system, which has already slammed portions of Minnesota and Iowa, is expected to bring up to half a foot of snow to Nashville, Tennessee. Meanwhile, North Carolina is already under a state of emergency. NBC’s Kathy Park reports for Weekend TODAY and Somara Theodore has the forecast.
Day: January 15, 2022
Biden awarded ‘four Pinocchio’s’ for false claim he was ‘arrested’
Washington Examiner Editor-in-Chief Hugo Gurdon discusses Biden’s voting rights speech and the current status of his election bill.
Officer P Orellano body-cam video
Officer P Orellano body-cam video
Bay Area Serial Squatter Evicted For 8th Time In 6 Years
A family accused of defrauding landlords appears to be at it again. Last year, KPIX 5 was there when they were evicted from an apartment in San Bruno. This week, they were found squatting in Daly City. Mark Kelly reports. (5/20/15)
American Stuck in Jamaica After Positive COVID Test
It’s a desperate plea from an American stranded in Jamaica. Lauren Senft flew to the Caribbean last week for a quick three-day getaway at the stunning Bahia Beach Resort. To get back home to Atlanta, she had to take a mandatory COVID test, but it came back positive. Now, she’s stuck in Jamaica, bound by the strict guidelines of local authorities. The State Department has issued a “do not travel” advisory for almost every nation on Earth as the Omicron variant surges.
Dramatic Marshall Fire Evacuation Captured by Bodycams
Dramatic bodycam footage shows first responders urgently evacuating people during the catastrophic wildfire that swept through Boulder, Colorado, last month. Sheriff deputies went door to door making sure everyone, including pets, got to safety. They even rescued horses at a local stable. As smoke overtook a popular shopping center, deputies ran through Costco evacuating customers as flames encroached the back of the store. The newly released footage shows just how dire the situation was.
Thousands of Amazon, UPS packages stolen off LA cargo trains
Thousands of Amazon and UPS packages in transit to people across the country were found rifled through and abandoned on the side of train tracks in Los Angeles. Littering the side of the tracks were packages addressed to recipients from Seattle to Las Vegas and other places around the country.
Thieves Rob Cargo Train of Retail Packages and COVID Tests
If you’re expecting a package and didn’t get it, it may have been stolen off a train near downtown Los Angeles. Trains carrying crates of orders are being robbed, leaving packages strewn across a Union Pacific Railroad track. As freight trains slow down or stop, thieves leap aboard with bolt cutters, open giant containers and take whatever they want. Left behind are hundreds if not thousands of packages — some empty and some not. Some of the boxes held retail goods bound for empty store shelves.
Jon Stewart calls national anthem a ‘weird ritual’ at games
The ‘Outnumbered’ panel reacts to Jon Stewart’s comments on standing for the national anthem during sports games.
How Pirates on a Ship Once Hijacked the NYC Radio Airwaves
In the summer of 1987, a group of pirates aboard a ship three miles off the coast of Long Island infiltrated the New York City radio airwaves. They hijacked the frequencies in the name of free speech and better music, they said. In 1980s New York City, this might seem like a minor infraction, but their actions were highly illegal. “New York Gritty” host Sal Bono introduces you to the mastermind behind it all and the story of how they fought the law, but the law won.